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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: nutch graduation?
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2005 20:09:45 GMT
At 02:01 PM 4/19/2005, Roy T.Fielding wrote:
>On Apr 18, 2005, at 3:16 PM, Doug Cutting wrote:
>
>>I suppose we could also transfer the Nutch copyright, trademark, logo, etc. if desired.
 Nutch does not have a registered trademark.  I don't know whether any of this is worthwhile.
 The Nutch non-profit corporation will be disbanded once Nutch graduates.
>
>You should definitely perform a complete transfer (assign all rights
>and interest to those things) to the ASF *before* disbanding.  In most
>states that is a legal requirement for nonprofit corporations and
>you might get in trouble if you did not handle it formally.

I would take this one step further, and wait till you received
a written (paper) ACK from the ASF secretary that your contribution
is acknowledged.  And I like it even better that you plan to
keep the nfp until graduation.

Bill 


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